Gulf War

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Synonyms for Gulf War

a war fought between Iraq and a coalition led by the United States that freed Kuwait from Iraqi invaders

a dispute over control of the waterway between Iraq and Iran broke out into open fighting in 1980 and continued until 1988, when they accepted a UN cease-fire resolution

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The claims of Iraqi royals and republicans emphasizes how the 1990 Gulf War did not happen in a vacuum.
Several thousand Egyptians who lived in Iraq moved to Israel in search of work after the 1990 Gulf War and married Israeli women.
Which country was invaded by Iraq at the start of the 1990 Gulf War? 6.
Which country was invaded by Iraq at the commission headed by Chief Justice Earl Warren Burt Bacharach - see Question 9 start of the 1990 Gulf War? in 1963?
Chadirji moved to Beirut a few years later and lived abroad during most of the devastating 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq war, the 1990 Gulf War, the decade of international sanctions, and the 2003 U.S.-led invasion that toppled Saddam.
This was his second wartime service with the 101st, having served with the division during the 1990 Gulf War as a newly commissioned second lieutenant.
During the 1990 Gulf War, thousands of veterans developed a puzzling combination of complaints: rashes, debilitating fatigue, respiratory distress, vomiting, diarrhea, joint stiffness, panic attacks, shakiness, memory problems, headaches, sleep disturbance, sinus congestion, depression, pain, speaking difficulties, and irritability.
Published just prior to the 1990 Gulf War, Yergin explores oil's relationship to 19th- and 20th-century capitalism, global geopolitics, and war.
Use of the 1990 Gulf War as a placebo treatment when the SGP did not exist suggests that the same group of countries react to similar circumstances in a different way in the presence of the SGP than they do in its absence.
Meg Ryan stars in this promising but ultimately rather predictable drama about a female helicopter pilot killed in the 1990 Gulf War. Denzel Washington plays the American military official who investigates her death to decide whether she deserves a posthumous Medal of Honour - in the process coming to terms with a tragic blunder he made during the conflict.
COURAGE UNDER FIRE, Sky Movies 4, 8.00pm (1996) (15) Meg Ryan stars in this promising but ultimately rather predictable drama about a female helicopter pilot killed in the 1990 Gulf War. Denzel Washington plays the American military official who investigates her death to decide whether she deserves a posthumous Medal of Honour.
The film is based on the book of the same name by real life Marine, Anthony Swofford who wrote about his mind-numbing exploits serving in the deserts of Saudi Arabia during the 1990 Gulf War, aged just 20.
Iraq's present output is still below the 1990 Gulf War levels which exceeded 3m b/d.
Hughey said surface support for Operation Iraqi Freedom dwarfed the 1990 Gulf War in its efficiency and organization.